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Can You Afford Retail Space for Rent?

Can you afford retail space for rent? That is the question racing through the minds of many small business and home-based business owners at this very moment.  For some, the answer is a definite NO!   For others, they see the possibility, with some creative juggling and financing, but still the thought is daunting.

In Fort Worth, Texas, we believe the answer is a definite YES, and this article will tell you how after we discuss the basic costs associated with renting retail space for lease.

We are RDS Real Estate, serving the Greater Fort Worth area and Tarrant County. Call us at 817-439-3224 for a tour of our retail lease space available.

The basic costs associated with retail space for rent

A quick checklist of start-up costs related to renting retail space would include:

  • First and last month’s rent plus damage deposit
  • Furnishings for the retail space
  • Utilities and WiFi hookups
  • Marketing associated with the opening of, or moving of, a business
  • The actual cost of the move itself
  • Extra for unforeseen costs

Can you afford these start-up costs?  Only you, the business owner, can answer that question.

The average cost of retail space for rent in Fort Worth area

It is impossible to give a definitive price quote for commercial property for rent in the Fort Worth area.  It depends on location, location, and location.  Our best guess is, conservatively, you can expect to pay at least $2,000 per month, but quite possibly, for prime locations, that cost could skyrocket to $10,000 or more per month.

Our solution to your dilemma

Our solution can be summed up on four words: Box Office Warehouse Suites.

And what is Box Office Warehouse Suites?  It is a new type of commercial property for lease, located in the Fort Worth Design District.  It is commercial and industrial property for lease made out of refurbished shipping containers, each container offering 320 square feet of lovely retail space, and each container/retail space costing a mere $875 per month.

What sounds better to you, $875 per month or $10,000 per month?

Not a thing can be done about the other start-up costs on the list above, but this low monthly rent represents huge savings for a small business owner, a savings which simply cannot be ignored.  If you are in the Fort Worth area, you definitely owe it to yourself to pay a visit to the Fort Worth Design District and in particular Box Office Warehouse Suites.

There you will also find Golden Triangle Business Park if you are looking for more traditional commercial property for lease.

A word about RDS Real Estate

We are locally owned and operated, one of the most trusted names in commercial and industrial real estate in Tarrant County and Fort Worth.  Whether it be a warehouse for rent, a shop for rent, retail space or a garage for rent, you can trust the professionals at RDS Real Estate to find what you need at a price you can afford.

Call us!  Put our team to work finding you the perfect situation for your business.  If we can’t find what you need, chances are it doesn’t exist in Tarrant County.

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